The average salary for a Talent Acquisition Specialist with Sourcing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $58,555.
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Job Description for Talent Acquisition Specialist
The talent acquisition specialist has the role and task of recruiting talented new employees to a given company. This job requires the individual to have excellent communication skills. The primary responsibility of a talent acquisition specialist is screening, sourcing, interviewing, and determining the ideal candidate for a position in their company. The specialist may also have the responsibility of creating a recruiting policy for the company. The job is generally indoors, where the majority…Read more
Talent Acquisition Specialist Tasks
- Facilitate recruitment from defining skill needs to building the talent pool and hiring.
- Document interactions, outreach, and screening results as well as staffing metrics.
- Evaluate and screen potential hires, and assist them through the interview and hiring process.
- Develop social media and event-based recruiting opportunities to identify applicants and secure referrals.
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Popular Skills for Talent Acquisition Specialist
Human Resources (HR)
Skills in Full-Cycle Recruiting, Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software and Hiring are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Human Resources (HR).
Pay by Experience Level for Talent Acquisition Specialist
An early career Talent Acquisition Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,325 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Talent Acquisition Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,584 based on 13 salaries.
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Employees with Talent Acquisition Specialist in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 21.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.1% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (6.1% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1.8% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.4% less).
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